Information Technology in Alaska

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in Alaska


Each year, approximately 0.5% of Alaska graduates receive degrees in information technology. In other words, every year an estimated 39 information technology professionals graduate from Alaska's 6 information technology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alaska that has a information technology program is University of Alaska Fairbanks. University of Alaska Fairbanks, which was ranked 41st in the country in 2010, is located in Fairbanks. 10 students graduated with a degree in information technology from University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2010. University of Alaska Fairbanks charged in-state students $5,358 in tuition fees per year.

University of Alaska Anchorage, which is located in Anchorage, is the second-ranked school in Alaska that has a information technology program. It received a ranking of 44th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 5 students graduated from University of Alaska Anchorage information technology program. University of Alaska Anchorage charged in-state students $5,186 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Alaska that has a information technology program is AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology. AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology, which was ranked 61st in the country in 2010, is located in Seward. In 2010, 7 students graduated from AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology information technology program. The tuition rate at AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Alaska's information technology schools ranges from $26,360 per year to $2,920 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,596 per year. The Alaska information technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Alaska Pacific University - located in Anchorage, students are charged $26,360 per year
  2. Charter College - located in Anchorage, students are charged $17,750 per year
  3. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year

The following Alaska information technology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Ilisagvik College - located in Barrow, students are charged $2,920 per year
  2. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year
  3. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year

An information technology degree from an Alaska school... what next?

The largest populations of Alaska information technology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Anchorage County - 300 information technology professionals
  2. Haines County - 70 information technology professionals
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - 50 information technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of information technology professionals in the state of Alaska will shrink to 430. This would require a 0% decline in the profession.

Salary

On average, information technology professionals earn $95,340 per year. In 2010, however, some Alaska information technology professional earned as little as less than $68,560 per year or as much as more than $130,580 per year. Information technology professionals in the following Alaska counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Fairbanks North Star County - $98,360 per year
  2. Haines County - $93,820 per year
  3. Anchorage County - $93,230 per year

The following counties in Alaska have the lowest average salaries for information technology professional:

  1. Anchorage County - $93,230 per year
  2. Haines County - $93,820 per year
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - $98,360 per year

The information technology professionals with highest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $95,340 per year

The information technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $95,340 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in information technology in Alaska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as information technology or computer networking, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Alaska
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in Alaska
  • Certificate in Information Technology in Alaska

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,928 miles from location University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage AK 55.637 69% 17,276
7,683 miles from location University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks AK 58.6895 65% 9,137
7,928 miles from location Charter College Anchorage AK 15.1354 n/a 1,132
7,983 miles from location AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology Seward AK 38.7923 100% 820
7,928 miles from location Alaska Pacific University Anchorage AK 26.7206 83% 781
7,412 miles from location Ilisagvik College Barrow AK 20.5203 n/a 226
 

Curious what studying Information Technology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alaska

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers + 450 $95,340 -13.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are information technology related jobs in Alaska